West Indies Women vs India Women, free match prediction 01 Nov 2019

01 Nov 2019 | 23:00 | Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound, Antigua
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West Indies Women Vs India Women betting odds

WIW

4.30

INDW

1.18

Host West Indies face uphill battle against in-form India!

  • Earlier this month, India women completed a 3-0 whitewash over South Africa in the one-day series.
  • Smriti Mandhana and Mithali Raj have shown excellent form with the bat for India in limited-overs cricket this season.
  • Coming into this series, West Indies have lost nine one-day matches on the trot this year.

Expect India to register a comfortable win in this opening game of the series!

  • Tournament: India Women tour of West Indies, 2019
  • Format: ODI
  • Venue: Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound, Antigua
  • Toss: To Bat

Match Preview

Host West Indies will be desperate to get back to winning ways when they take on India in the opening game of the one-day series at St Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua on Friday. Captain Stefanie Taylor will be hoping that the side can get off to good start to their home season. The home side will be looking to field their best combination in order to compete against India in this opening game of the one-day series.

On the other hand, Indian Captain Mithali Raj will be hoping that the side can continue their excellent form in white-ball cricket. The visitors will be keen to deliver a clinical performance with bat and ball in this fixture.

Teams Preview

West Indies Women Preview

Stefanie Taylor-led unit will be hoping to turn their fortunes around in this three-match one-day series against India. Uncapped pacer Shawnisha Hector and all-rounder Aaliyah Alleyne included in the squad for the one-day series. Wicket-Keeper Chedean Nation and Shemaine Campbelle also make their return to the limited-overs squad after fully recovering from injuries. In the batting department, the side will be depending on the likes of Stefanie Taylor, Chedean Nation and Sheneta Grimmond to deliver the bulk of the runs.

In the absence of premier all-rounder Deandra Dottin, Stefanie Taylor will need to lead from the front with the bat and produce a notable score in this opening fixture. For the past 12 months, Stefanie Taylor has topped the batting charts for West Indies in limited-overs cricket. She has accumulated 279 runs in 8 innings at an average of 39.85 with three half-centuries to her name. The likes of Britney Cooper, Natasha McLean, and Chedean Nation will need to contribute with runs for the side in this one-day series.

In the bowling department, the side will be relying heavily on the likes of Afy Fletcher and Stefanie Taylor to provide crucial breakthroughs in this fixture. For the current year, Leg-spinner Afy Fletcher has shown decent form for West Indies in limited-overs cricket and claimed 19 wickets so far in 15 matches at an average of 31.31.

West Indies Women Predicted Playing XI:

Stefanie Taylor (Captain), Chedean Nation (wk), Kyshona Knight, Britney Cooper, Sheneta Grimmond, Anisa Mohammad, Stacy Ann King, Afy Fletcher, Shawnisha Hector, Chinelle Henry, Aaliyah Alleyne.

India Women Preview

The visitors will be looking to adjust to the conditions and deliver a decent show with bat and ball against West Indies. Earlier this year, India has managed to beat teams like England and New Zealand in bilateral contests and would be looking to continue their excellent form in this three-match one-day series.

In the batting department, the side will be looking towards the likes of Mithali Raj, Smriti Mandhana and Harmanpreet Kaur to deliver the bulk of the runs. Pugnacious opener Smriti Mandhana has shown excellent form in limited-overs cricket this season. She has topped the batting charts for India this year and accumulated 349 runs in 6 innings at an average of 69.80. She has scored one century and three half-centuries during this period.

The likes of Mithali Raj and Harmanpreet Kaur have produced crucial scores for the side in limited-overs cricket. The experienced duo will be looking to produce runs for India in this opening game of the one-day series. Punam Raut, Deepti Sharma and Jemima Rodrigues will be looking to produce crucial runs for the side in this one-day series.

In the bowling department, the side will be relying on the likes of Jhulan Goswami, Poonam Yadav and Shikha Pandey to provide crucial breakthroughs. Ekta Bisht and Deepti Sharma are other notable bowling options for India for this one-day series.

India Women Predicted Playing XI:

Smriti Mandhana, Jemima Rodrigues, Harmanpreet Kaur, Mithali Raj (captain), Tanya Bhatia (wk), Deepti Sharma, Punam Raut, Shikha Pandey, Poonam Yadav, Ekta Bisht and Jhulan Goswami.

Pitch And Weather Conditions

Weather Conditions

The wicket prepared for the game will be decent for batting. The quick bowlers might get lateral movement off this pitch. The weather forecast for the game to be played on Friday is expected to be sunny with gentle breeze.

Venue Details

St Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua is going to host the opening game of the one-day series between West Indies women and India women. The home side has lost their two one-day matches played at Antigua. On the other hand, India have not played at this venue.

Toss: To Bat

The side that wins the toss would be keen to bat first and put runs on the board. Average score at this venue is around 230 runs.

Winning Prediction

After analyzing both the squads, India Women will be expected to win this opening game of the series against West Indies Women. The visitors have superior batting and bowling lineup in comparison to West Indies.

Expect India to register a comfortable win in this opening game of the series!

Author: Shoaib Z.